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List of All Movies Released in 1939

Updated October 5, 2020 4.3k views790 items

List of all movies released in 1939, with film trailers when available. These movies of 1939 are listed alphabetically, but if you're looking for a particular film, you can search for it by using the Filter option below. This list includes some of the best movies of 1939, but since it's a list of all 1939 films there are also some bad movies on here as well. Additional information is also available for these 1939 movies, such as their directors, actors and taglines.

The list you're viewing has a variety of movies in it, like Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz.

If you're wondering, "What movies came out in 1939?" or "What are the best 1939 films?" then this list will answer your questions.

This is a comprehensive list of movies that premiered in 1939, so the films you see here range from smaller indie pictures to giant blockbusters. If you're a big cinema buff, this list is a great way to find some more obscure films that you may not already know. {#nodes}
  • Arizona Legion

    Chill Wills, Laraine Day


    Directed byDavid Howard

    Arizona Legion is a 1939 western romance film based on the story by Bernard McConville, written by Oliver Drake and directed by David Howard....  more
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    Directed byJames P. Hogan

    Arrest Bulldog Drummond is an American crime thriller film, produced in 1939....  more
  • Ask a Policeman

    Moore Marriott, Will Hay


    Directed byMarcel Varnel

    Ask a Policeman is a 1939 British comedy film directed by Marcel Varnel which stars Will Hay, Moore Marriott and Graham Moffatt. The title comes from the popular music hall song Ask a Policeman. The...  more
  • At the Circus

    Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx


    Directed byEdward Buzzell

    At the Circus is a 1939 Marx Brothers comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in which they save a circus from bankruptcy. The movie is notable for Groucho Marx's classic rendition of "Lydia the...  more

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  • At Your Orders, Madame

    Elsa Merlini


    Directed byMario Mattoli

    At Your Orders, Madame is a 1939 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Mattoli and starring Antonio Gandusio....  more
  • Atorrante

    Enrique de Rosas, Irma Córdoba


    Directed byEnrique de Rosas

    Atorrante is a 1939 Argentine film directed and written by Enrique de Rosas with Vicente Martínez Cuitiño.The film starred Enrique DeRosas and Irma Córdoba....  more
  • Auto Antics

    Robert Blake


    Directed byEdward L. Cahn

    Auto Antics is a 1939 Our Gang short comedy film directed by Edward Cahn. It was the 182nd Our Gang short that was released....  more
  • Babes in Arms

    Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney


    Directed byBusby Berkeley

    Babes in Arms is the 1939 American film version of the 1937 Broadway musical of the same name. The film version stars Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Charles Winninger, Guy Kibbee, June Preisser, Grace...  more

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  • Bachelor Mother

    Ginger Rogers, David Niven


    Directed byGarson Kanin

    Bachelor Mother is an American comedy film directed by Garson Kanin, and starring Ginger Rogers, David Niven, and Charles Coburn. The screenplay was written by Norman Krasna based on an Academy Award...  more
  • Backdoor to Heaven

    Jane Seymour, Stuart Erwin


    Directed byWilliam K. Howard

    Back Door to Heaven is a 1939 American film directed by William K. Howard....  more
  • Bad Boy

    Holmes Herbert, Matt Moore


    Directed byHerbert Meyer

    Bad boys is a 65 minutes American movie directed by Herbert Mayer written by Richard C Kahn, edited by Roy Luby produced by gateway production,John H. Greenhalgh Jr. Cinematographer and music by Paul...  more
  • Bad Lands

    Andy Clyde, Noah Beery


    Directed byLew Landers

    Bad Lands is a 1939 Western film. Bad Lands is a remake of John Ford's The Lost Patrol, with the locale changed from the Mesopotamian to the Arizona desert starring Victor McLaglen....  more
  • Bad Little Angel

    Gene Reynolds, Virginia Weidler


    Directed byWilhelm Thiele

    Bad Little Angel is a 1939 inspirational drama film starring Virginia Weidler as an orphan named Patsy Sanderson, living in America around 1900. Treated with contempt in her small New England town,...  more
  • Badi Didi

    Rajyalakshmi, Pahadi Sanyal


    Directed byAmar Mullick

    Badi Didi is a 1939 drama film written by Saratchandra Chatterjee and Kidar Nath Sharma and directed by Amar Mullick....
  • Balalaika

    Nelson Eddy, Ilona Massey


    Directed byReinhold Schünzel

    Balalaika is a 1939 American musical romance film based on the 1936 London stage musical of the same name. Produced by Lawrence Weingarten and directed by Reinhold Schunzel, it starred Nelson Eddy...  more
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  • Barricade

    Alice Faye, Keye Luke


    Directed byGregory Ratoff

    Barricade is a 1939 adventure film directed by Gregory Ratoff and starring Alice Faye, Warner Baxter, Charles Winninger, Arthur Treacher, and Keye Luke....  more
  • Beau Geste

    Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward


    Directed byWilliam A. Wellman

    Beau Geste is a 1939 Paramount Pictures action/adventure motion picture starring Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston, Brian Donlevy, and Susan Hayward. Directed and produced by William A....  more
  • Beauty for the Asking

    Lucille Ball, Patric Knowles


    Directed byGlenn Tryon

    Beauty for the Asking is a 1939 film drama produced by RKO Pictures, and starring Lucille Ball and Patric Knowles. It tells the story of Jean Russell, who becomes romantically involved with a wealthy...  more
  • Behind Prison Gates

    Behind Prison Gates is a 1939 action film directed by Charles Barton....
  • Being Lucky Neither at Cards Nor at Love

    Shim Yeong, Byeon Gi-Jong


    Directed byLee Myung Woo

  • Bel Ami

    Willi Forst, Ilse Werner


    Directed byWilli Forst

    Bel Ami is a 1939 German film directed by Willi Forst. It is loosely based on Guy de Maupassant's novel Bel Ami, with considerable changes to the original plot....  more
  • Benkei tai Ushiwaka

    Kenzō Masaoka


    Directed byKenzō Masaoka

    Benkei tai Ushiwaka is a 1939 Japanese short anime film made by Kenzō Masaoka. It is based on the legendary encounter between Saitō Musashibō Benkei, who was collecting swords for the Buddha, and...  more
  • Berlingot and Company

    Fernandel, Suzy Prim


    Directed byAbel Gance, Fernand Rivers

    Berlingot and Company is a 1939 French comedy film directed by Fernand Rivers and starring Fernandel, Suzy Prim and Fernand Charpin....  more
  • Beware Spooks!

    Beware Spooks! is a 1939 comedy film directed by Edward Sedgwick....